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Monday, September 24, 2012


New Book by Professor James Q. Whitman ’88 Examines the Making of Modern Warfare

In his new book, The Verdict of Battle, Professor James Whitman ’88 discusses the making of modern warfare.

Tuesday, September 11, 2012


Professor Witt’s Lincoln’s Code Released as Country Celebrates 150th Anniversary of Emancipation Proclamation

In his new book, Lincoln’s Code, Professor John Fabian Witt ’99 charts the alternately troubled and triumphant course of the development of the laws of war in America, from the Founding to the cataclysm of the Civil War and on to the dawn of the modern era.

Tuesday, July 24, 2012


YLS Professor John Langbein Elected Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy

John Langbein, Sterling Professor of Law and Legal History at Yale Law School, has been elected a Corresponding Fellow of the British Academy.

Sunday, July 1, 2012


Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41—A New Experience at the End of Her Career

Shirley Adelson Siegel ’41 was the only woman to graduate with the Yale Law School Class of 1941 and broke through her share of glass ceilings throughout her career. But Siegel’s law career put her at the forefront of many firsts in the fields of civil rights and housing rights—gender notwithstanding.

The breadth and depth of public interest opportunities at Yale Law School are incredible, and the unique curriculum allows us to dive in as first-year students.”


Stephanie Kim

Class of 2014